Cathy Dolan-Schweitzer
Instructor Cathy Dolan-Schweitzer
Product Id 601471
Duration 60 Minutes
Version Recorded
Original Price $295
Special Offer Price $10
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In Other Words- The Clinical and Construction Guide to Building Patient Centered Environments


How many times does a team push to get projects done to meet the bottom line? The budget and schedule are always priorities and communication falls low on the list. Everybody is concerned how to do the project, not about the project's outcome.

Discover the critical role each team member plays in guiding the future of the healthcare system. Learn construction language, a strategy to reading plans. Experience the value of translating that into common language so the team can share wisdom and experience that can be applied to design and construction that serves the medical professional but most important the patient.

Why should you Attend: Nursing and clinical staff play a critical role in the hospital future improving quality in the built environment, designing spaces to influence the HCAP scores and engaging patient, staff advisory boards. Working on a project team can be challenging in reference to understanding design and construction language, plans and member roles. Learn a simple three step approach that include using common language and tools to getting a patient centered healthcare project done. Working on the team using this techniques helps to limit mistakes, decrease waste, saves time and money.

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • Introduction
  • Define Healthy Patient (HP), Healthy Team (HT), and Healthy Project (HP)
  • Healthy Team common language and tools
  • Discuss the 3 stages of the plans schematic plans, design development, bidding and permit set of construction plans
  • How to evaluate the plans by using the 3 perspectives on Healthy patient, healthy teams and healthy project
  • What to look for first, what approvals do you need and the last thing you need before moving to the next stage
  • Useful terms in handout HP, HT, HP defined. Useful icons on the plans - for example outlets, and data drops
  • Evaluate Plan Stages
  • Define Schematic design drawings, design development, construction bid set
  • Wrapping it all up - Questions and discussion

Who Will Benefit:
  • Nurses, Nurse Managers and Clinicians
  • Healthcare Engineers
  • Information Technologies, back office support and Telecom Professionals
  • Security Professionals for Systems, Cabling and Power Planning
  • Healthcare Project Managers

Speaker Profile
Cathy Dolan-Schweitzer As president of Health Well Done, Cathy’s mission is to share her knowledge and experience of healthcare project management with a wider audience to lead healthcare into the future. She is the “Healthcare Project Coach” and has developed a 3-step integrated approach to managing healthcare projects. Although her skill set is vast her greatest expertise revolves around the world of creating patient centered environments and seeing things through a patient’s eyes. Cathy possesses an impressive and diverse background. Prior to starting Health Well Done she worked at Stamford Hospital (Planetree Hospital) located in Stamford, CT. as a senior project manager for 14 years and before that spent 5 years as an outside consultant and Director of Training for Q&A Project Management Services Company, managing real estate and construction projects. She is currently writing a book called “DONE” The Clinical

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